Health

The word cheating is often associated with men - Tiger Woods, John Edwards, Elliot Spitzer and Governor Mark Sanford, but the latest statistics reveal women cheat on their husbands equally as much as men - one in five married women has had an affair. Why do women cheat on their husbands? Put it down to The Putt Putt Syndrome, says one relationship expert. The Putt Putt Syndrome is a new movie, a dark comedy by director and producer, Allen Cognata; it had its New York City screening last Friday and coming to Los Angeles in March. (Trailer and more on the movie below.)
Many people may have heard about lung cancer, breast cancer, or even cervical cancer because it is well publicized in the media. Well, I am here to bring awareness to you about pancreatic cancer which kills thousands yearly. While you can find a lump at the doctor for breast cancer, pancreatic cancer goes undetected for many years. As shown in the image, the pancreas is approximately 6 inches and is located behind the stomach at the rear of the abdomen. The enzymes from the pancreas aids the digestive system along with helping to keep blood sugar level balanced.
UnitedHealthcare and the Bronner Bros. International Hair Show are hosting the second-annual “Hair Fitness competition for exercise-friendly hairstyles at the International Hair Show Aug. 21 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The Hair Fitness competition raises awareness among stylists for the need to balance beauty and health. Stylists will compete to design the most innovative and exercise-friendly hairstyle. The grand-prize-winning stylist will be awarded $5,000, and the winning styles will be publicized nationally. UnitedHealthcare will also offer a free exercise-friendly hair seminar for stylists to learn skills and techniques for creating hairstyles that are easy to maintain and enable women to make exercise an ongoing part of their daily routine.
Celebrating their 8th year of participation, a collaboration of Caribbean businesses and organizations, known as D Limers, will be among the thousands for the Annual Komen Race for the Cure taking place on Saturday, October 15, at Bayfront Park, in Downtown Miami as the largest Caribbean themed participating group. In an effort to raise awareness for early detection within Caribbean-American community, the D' Limers team will incorporate the flavor of Caribbean music, food, and culture  in hosting of the teams participation.   After the race and walk, participants will enjoy a full Caribbean breakfast and the best of Caribbean music at the host tent.
June 8 marks Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, an effort aimed to encourage Caribbean American and Caribbean-born people living in the U.S. to get educated about HIV/AIDS, get tested, get treated and get involved. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 20 percent of people living with HIV in the U.S. do not know they are infected. That's why it's important to get tested if you have ever had unprotected sex, shared needles or been diagnosed or treated for hepatitis, tuberculosis or an STD.
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